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How To Qualify For A Pell Grant

I’ve researched several ways to make college more affordable, including going to community college, using tax credits, and using CLEP exams.  I’ve generally discounted the idea of getting a Pell grant, because this government program that gives up to $5,815 per year to students is geared towards low income families. …

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Earn An Associates Degree In High School

Our education system in this country is far too expensive and too time consuming.  To earn a high school diploma, it takes 13 years at 7 hours a day for 180 days per year. This works out to 16,380 hours.  To earn an associates degree you are looking at another …

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Learning Salesmanship Through Cub Scouts

Today I have a guest post from my son who is 8.  He is in cub scouts and is learning how to sell popcorn in order to help raise money for cub scouts. 75% of the sales price goes directly to the cub scouts, which is a much better split …

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Paying For College For Four Kids

Mrs. C. and I have 4 children under our care with a 10 year age range between the oldest and youngest.  In 7 years our oldest will be getting ready to start college and from then on we will most likely have kids in college for 13 of the next …